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Today's News

  • Junior Bruins roll in Bear Hug Brawl

     

    The Lancaster Junior Bruins were a real bear in the third annual Bear Hug Brawl at Buford High School’s Jackets Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 23.

    The Junior Bruins rolled to a pair of solid wins in the annual junior varsity football kickoff event which is held in memory of Buford Junior Jackets football player Seth Muennich.

  • Rivals clash in openers

     

    Lancaster County high school football 2014 opens in a major fashion Friday night.

    The 2014 openers feature a pair of coaching debuts in rivalry clashes.

  • Sheriff’s office investigates early morning weekend shooting

    Three men were shot this weekend in an apparent drive-by shooting along S.C. 9 Bypass, though investigators are still searching for suspects.

  • Lancaster needs a vision for its future

    It is always easy to see where we have been; it is so much harder to see where we are going or where we need to go.

    Ask anyone who has lived in Lancaster County for the last 40 years and they can tell you a story of how Lancaster County has changed.

    Some people you talk with, their story ends when Springs Industries closed up. They can only talk about the past; they seem to not appreciate today and they cannot imagine the future.

  • Corridor overlay amendment sparks county council debate

     What started as a conversation about an amendment to the county’s new highway corridor overlay district instead sparked debate about how businesses should construct their buildings during Lancaster County Council’s meeting on Aug. 11. 

  • Moore: Uncertainty over testing may have role in results

    Lancaster County School District officials said recent changes in standardized testing and ongoing uncertainty over its future in the state is having an effect on local educators and may have played a role in this year’s mediocre PASS and HSAP test results.

    The item was among the topics discussed during this month’s school board meeting Tuesday, Aug. 19.

  • Deputies investigate church break-ins

     

    Christopher Sardelli

    csardelli@thelancasternews.com

    Investigators have been hard at work during the last two weeks investigating a string of unusual break-ins at churches throughout the county. 

    According to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office press release issued Friday, Aug. 22, at least 10 churches were entered by an unknown person or people during the previous two weeks. 

  • Upgrades at town park now complete

    HEATH SPRINGS – Heath Springs Town Administrator Tony Starnes announced at the council meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 19 that the long-awaited work in the Heath Springs Park is complete.

    Lancaster County Parks & Recreation, which manages the park, updated the equipment on the children’s playground just before school started, Starnes said.

  • Bruins net 2 Classic wins

     Robert Howey

    rhowey@thelancasternews.com

     Classic results

    Indian Land 14 AJ 6

    Lancaster 35 Buford 0

    Buford 21 Andrew Jackson 20

    Lancaster 7 Indian Land 3

    Host Lancaster posted a pair of wins to highlight play in the 11th annual  Founders Kickoff Classic at Memorial Stadium on Friday, Aug. 22.

  • Bruins net 2 Classic wins

     

    Host Lancaster posted a pair of wins to highlight play in the 11th annual  Founders Kickoff Classic at Memorial Stadium on Friday, Aug. 22.

    The Bruins, buoyed by the big play, rolled to a 35-0 win over Buford, and then rallied to notch a 7-3 comeback victory over Indian Land.